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PM reviews Bihar flood situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the flood situation in Bihar which has left scores dead in the past few days. The Prime Minister spoke with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Modi. @narendramodi spoke to Bihar CM @NitishKumar Ji and Deputy CM @SushilModi Ji and reviewed ... Read More »

PM Modi features in Benjamin Netanyahu’s election campaign in Israel

The Likud party headquarters  in Tel Aviv was seen with election advertisement banners depicting Netanyahu’s closeness with the three world leaders with Hebrew text on top saying, Netanyahu (in a) “different league”. Netanyahu’s campaign has focused on bringing out his close chemistry with the world leaders and trying to project ... Read More »

Parliament passes bill to ban unregulated deposit schemes

The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill.The bill seeks to provide for a comprehensive mechanism to ban the unregulated deposit schemes other than deposits taken in the ordinary course of businesses and to protect the interest of depositors.Responding to the debate on the bill, Minister of State for Finance ... Read More »

Virat Kohli meets the press ahead of Windies tour

Coach Ravi Shastri accompanied the captain. The media reports about a cold fight between deputy Rohit Sharma and captain Virat failed to cut ice. The Indian skipper minced no words in slamming reports about any rift in the Indian dressing room. 2 years, 9 teams, 27 series, 72 Test Matches will ... Read More »

BS Yediyurappa wins trust motion by voice vote

The four time Chief Minister has had two of the shortest stints at the helm in the history of Karnataka politics. For 7 days in November of 2007, and 2 days in May of 2018. But this time he cleared the trust vote by a voice vote in a smooth ... Read More »

Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission Bill 2019

The Bill seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. It is aimed at providing a medical education that improves access to quality and affordable medical education. The bill will also ensure the availability of adequate and high-quality medical professionals in all parts of the country besides promoting equitable ... Read More »

Sri Lanka: ‘India International Textiles Expo’ begins in Colombo

The exhibition cum buyer seller meet is being organized by Powerloom Development and Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) under Ministry of Textiles with an aim to support Indian manufacturers, exporters and promote marketing of powerloom products. Sri Lankan Deputy Minister of petroleum resources Anoma Gamage, who was the Chief Guest at the ... Read More »

Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns

“I have decided to relieve myself from this office…. I have decided to resign,” the Speaker said and handed over his resignation letter to the Deputy Speaker Krishna Reddy. Kumar said during his 14-month long tenure as the Speaker, he had worked according to his “conscience” and in accordance with ... Read More »

Projects Tendered Accelerated by 170% Since June 2018

An article in a national daily published form Delhi dated 24th July, 2019, has  raised issues of monitoring and Governance mechanism in Smart City companies due to non-appointment of Independent Directors. It has been mentioned that the absence of independent director means that the Ministry is not monitoring the projects and ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to feature in Discovery’s ‘Man Vs Wild’

According to a statement from the channel, the special episode, featuring survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls and shot in the India’s Jim Corbett National Park, will be a “frank and freewheeling journey” which will throw light on wildlife conservation. The episode will premiere on August 12 and will be showcased ... Read More »

Meghan features “Forces for Change” women

The Duchess of Sussex, who gave birth to her first child in May, spent seven months working with British Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful on the issue. The former actress, 37, said in a statement she had sought to steer the focus of the September issue – usually the year’s most ... Read More »

Karnataka: B S Yediyurappa wins Trust Vote

Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar, who took up the motion moved by the Yediyurappa, declared that the motion was passed by voice vote. After taking Oath on Friday, though Governor had given one week time, the Chief Minister chose to move the Trust vote on Monday well in advance as ... Read More »